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  • Nov 23, 2021 10:01 PM IST

    Karnataka mandates full Covid vaccination to waive RT-PCR test requirement for those returning after 2 days of stay in Maharashtra

    Karnataka mandates full-vaccination against Covid-19 for those returning to their home in the state after two days of visit to Maharashtra in order to get the RT-PCR negative test requirement waived off, according to a latest notification. As many as 14 days should also lapse after the administration of the second Covid-19 dose.

  • Nov 23, 2021 09:46 PM IST

    Delhi teen held for raping, strangling woman in Dwarka

    Delhi Police held a 17-year-old boy for allegedly raping and killing a woman in Dwarka area on November 15, ANI reported. Police said that the accused informed them about raping the woman, and strangling her out of feat of getting caught. The accused also “set her private parts on fire to destroy evidence,” police was quoted as saying by ANI.

  • Nov 23, 2021 09:02 PM IST

    3 liquor shops in MP to give 10% discount to full-jabbed customers

    As many as three liquor shops in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur will give a 10 per cent discount to customers, who are fully-vaccinated against Covid-19, on the production of the vaccination certificate starting tomorrow, ANI reported citing the district excise officer.

  • Nov 23, 2021 08:15 PM IST

    Govt to introduce bill to prohibit private cryptocurrencies, create framework for India's digital currency in Winter Session, reports ANI

    The central government will introduce 'The Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2021' in winter session of Parliament, reports ANI. The bill seeks to formulate a facilitative framework for creating official digital currency to be issued by the RBI and also ban all private cryptocurrencies in India.

  • Nov 23, 2021 08:08 PM IST

    Cabinet set to sign off on farm law repeal bill on Wednesday

    The Union cabinet is set to sign off on farm laws' repeal on Wednesday, according to people familiar with the development.

  • Nov 23, 2021 07:55 PM IST

    CBI arrests 3, including an enforcement officer, in bribery case

    The CBI has held three people, including an enforcement officer and an EPFO, in connection with a bribery case of 1 lakh in Yamuna Nagar.

  • Nov 23, 2021 07:29 PM IST

    3 held in Kashmir for Nov 9 killing of salesman

    Kashmir Police said on Tuesday that three people, all residents of Pulwama, have been arrested for the killing of salesman, Ibrahim Ahmad, in Bohri Kadal area of Srinagar on November 9. According to ANI report, police said the trio, linked to LeT (TRF), killed the salesman on the instructions of their Pakistan-based handlers.

  • Nov 23, 2021 07:10 PM IST

    Senior BJP leader from Himachal Kripal Singh resigns as party's state vice president

    Senior BJP leader from Himachal Pradesh Kripal Singh Parmar resigns as the party's state vice president, citing “neglect" for the last few years as the reason, ANI reported.

  • Nov 23, 2021 06:28 PM IST

    FIR registered against Kangana Ranaut for calling farmers ‘Khalistanis’

    FIR registered against actor Kangana Ranaut in Mumbai for allegedly portraying the farmers' protest as Khalistani movement and calling them 'Khalistanis' on social media, reports ANI.

  • Nov 23, 2021 05:39 PM IST

    Kirti Azad, Ashok Tanwar join Trinamool Congress in Delhi

    Cricketer-turned-politician Kirti Azad, and former Congress leader Ashok Tanwar joined TMC in Delhi on Tuesday in presence of party supremo and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee.

  • Nov 23, 2021 05:19 PM IST

    J&K Police head constable awarded Kirti Chakra posthumously for showing ‘exemplary courage’ in Pulwama attack

    Jammu and Kashmir Police head constable Abdul Rashid Kalas awarded Kirti Chakra posthumously for showing 'exemplary courage in engaging & eliminating hardcore terrorists' during an operation in Pulwama in 2019.

    His wife Tasleema Begum received the award from President Ram Nath Kovind in Delhi.

  • Nov 23, 2021 04:42 PM IST

    Former JD(U) leader Pavan Varma joins TMC in Delhi

    “Looking at the current political circumstances and the potential in Mamata Banerjee, I have today joined Trinamool Congress," says Pavan Varma on joining the Trinamool Congress in New Delhi.

  • Nov 23, 2021 04:18 PM IST

    Delhi Legislative Assembly session to begin on November 26

    Delhi Legislative Assembly session is scheduled to begin on November 26.

  • Nov 23, 2021 04:09 PM IST

    Delhi court orders FIR against BJP leader Sambit Patra over fake video of Arvind Kejriwal

    Delhi court orders registration of FIR against BJP leader Sambit Patra for allegedly posting a doctored video of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on social media.

  • Nov 23, 2021 03:36 PM IST

    Kerala adoption row: DNA test shows Anupama S Chandran is baby's mother

    DNA test proves that baby given for adoption is Anupama's. Report will be given to the family court. Happiest day in my life, said Anupama S Chandran who is on a stand in protest outside the child welfare council office in the state capital.

  • Nov 23, 2021 03:21 PM IST

    Railways minister says Bharat Gaurav trains can be operated by private sector as well as IRCTC, reports PTI

    Bharat Gaurav trains can be operated by both private sector and IRCTC, fare to be decided by tour operators, says Railway minister to PTI.

  • Nov 23, 2021 03:02 PM IST

    2 dead as building collapses due to LPG explosion in Tamil Nadu

    Two people dead as building collapses following LPG cylinder explosion in Karungalpatti in Salem district of Tamil Nadu, police said.

  • Nov 23, 2021 02:50 PM IST

    BS Mubarak appointed as India's Ambassador to Sudan

    BS Mubarak, presently Ambassador of India to Guatemala, has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Sudan, stated MEA/

  • Nov 23, 2021 02:00 PM IST

    India to release crude oil from emergency stock to cool global prices

    The Centre said on Tuesday that it will release 5 million barrels of crude oil from emergency stock to join attempt to cool global prices.

  • Nov 23, 2021 01:55 PM IST

    Fears for Peng Shuai are being 'maliciously' hyped up, says China

    Days after Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai said she is safe and well in a video call with the president of the International Olympic Committee, the government said on Monday that fears regarding her are being "maliciously" hyped up. 

    "I think some people should stop deliberately and maliciously hyping up, let alone politicise this issue," said foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian.

    Lijian's comment came amid international concerns mounted for Shuai's well-being following her claims of sexual assault against a top Communist Party official.

  • Nov 23, 2021 01:43 PM IST

    After Centre decides to repeal farm laws, Sachin Pilot warns BJP of consequences 

    Congress leader and former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot said on Tueday that the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) defeat in the previous bye-elections and a “looming bad performance” in the upcoming assembly elections, led to the Modi government announcing the scrapping of the three new farm laws.

    In an interview with news agency PTI, Pilot said there will be consequences for the BJP in the elections as farmers distrust of the Centre will not go away with one rollback.

  • Nov 23, 2021 12:56 PM IST

    Kejriwal announces 8 guarantees for teachers in poll-bound Punjab

    Delhi chief minister and and Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP’s) national convener Arvind Kejriwal announced eight guarantees for the teachers of Punjab, months ahead of the assembly elections in the state next year. Read more

  • Nov 23, 2021 12:11 PM IST

    Srinagar recorded lowest night temperature so far this winter season

    Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital of Srinagar witnessed the coldest night of this winter season as the valley continued to reel under sub zero temperatures. Read more

  • Nov 23, 2021 11:15 AM IST

    Tamil Nadu rains: 4 houses collapse in Salem district, 13 people rescued till now

    Four houses collapsed in Karungalpatti area of Tamil Nadu's Salem district on Tuesday morning with four people still feared to be trapped under the debris. Thirteen people have been rescued so far. 

  • Nov 23, 2021 10:36 AM IST

    Galwan hero Col Santosh Babu to receive Mahavir Chakra posthumously today

    Late Colonel Santosh Babu of the 16 Bihar Regiment, who was killed in the clash with Chinese troops at Galwan valley in eastern Ladakh, will receive the Mahavir Chakra posthumously today.

  • Nov 23, 2021 10:24 AM IST

    PM Modi to lay foundation stone of Noida International Airport on November 25

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Noida International Airport on Thursday. With this, Uttar Pradesh will be the only state in India to have five international airports, according to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO). 

  • Nov 23, 2021 09:36 AM IST

    Congress leader Kirti Azad expected to join TMC today

    Congress leader and former cricketer Kirti Azad is expected to join the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in Delhi today, according to news agency ANI. 

  • Nov 23, 2021 09:09 AM IST

    India's daily Covid-19 tally further drops with 7,579 new cases

    India's daily tally of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) declined further on Tuesday after 7,579 cases were reported in the last 24 hours, pushing the caseload to 34,526,480, according to the Union health ministry's update at 8am. 

  • Nov 23, 2021 08:57 AM IST

    PNB refutes claim that data of its 180 million customers breached

    The Punjab National Bank (PNB) has refuted the claims of a cyber security firm that said that vulnerability in the bank's server exposed the details of millions of customers. Read more

  • Nov 23, 2021 08:28 AM IST

    Mizoram reports 423 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours

    Mizoram reported 423 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, which took the caseload to 132,320. 

  • Nov 23, 2021 07:59 AM IST

    Delhi's air quality in ‘very poor’ category

    According to SAFAR-India, the national capital's air quality index (AQI) is presently in the 'very poor' category. 

  • Nov 23, 2021 07:17 AM IST

    IMD issues yellow alert for Tamil Nadu till November 24

    The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert for Tamil Nadu till Wednesday and an orange alert from Thursday to Friday. 

    "A cyclonic circulation lies over Southeast Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood in lower tropospheric levels. It is very likely to move west-northwestwards towards Tamil Nadu coast during next 4-5 days," the IMD said in an official statement. 

  • Nov 23, 2021 06:23 AM IST

    Chandrababu Naidu to begin 2-day tour to flood-hit areas in Andhra from today

    Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president Chandrababu Naidu will on Tuesday begin his two-day tour of flood-affected areas in Andhra Pradesh, a day after he held a party meeting regarding the flood situation in the state. Read more

  • Nov 23, 2021 06:20 AM IST

    American citizens told not to travel to Germany, Denmark in view of Covid-19 crisis

    The State Department on Monday urged American citizens not to travel to Germany and Denmark in view of the worsening Covid-19 pandemic situation in Europe. The department issued Level 4 travel advisories -- the highest level -- for both countries.

  • Nov 23, 2021 05:42 AM IST

    Banking system in Afghanistan on brink of collapse: UN report

    A news report by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has said that the banking and financial system in Afghanistan is on the verge of collapse following the Taliban's takeover. 

    "The bank-run problem must be resolved quickly to improve Afghanistan's limited production capacity and prevent the banking system from collapsing," the UNDP report said. 

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Maruti Suzuki SUV, rival to Hyundai Creta, to be unveiled on July 20

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